KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.

Ministry on why quake grant distribution floundered

Published On: June 29, 2016 12:35 AM NPT By: Sangeet Sangroula

KATHMANDU, June 29:Due to incompletion of two sets of agreement required between the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and banks on the one hand and NRA and the victims on the other, hundreds of thousands of earthquake victims are still unable to receive the house reconstruction grant offered by the government even months after signing agreements with the local authorities, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has said.

PM leaves top leaders, task force meeting

Published On: June 28, 2016 06:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left the joint meeting between top leaders of major political parties and task force members on Tuesday evening. The prime minister left the parliament building without commenting to reporters.

House postponed till Wednesday

Published On: June 28, 2016 05:41 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament that was rescheduled for 5:30 pm on Tuesday evening has been postponed till 11 am tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Top leaders of major political parties are holding discussions after Nepali Congress (NC) continued to obstruct the Legislature-Parliament demanding to dole out Rs 200,000 in a lump sum to earthquake victims.

Australia visit was not postponed fearing arrest: Dahal

Published On: June 28, 2016 05:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday said that he postponed Australia visit due to political circumstances and hectic party work.

Parliament meeting postponed until 5 pm

Published On: June 28, 2016 01:58 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament scheduled for today at 3:30 pm has been postponed until 5 pm.

Madan Bhandari a patriotic and versatile leader: PM Oli

Published On: June 28, 2016 01:07 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that people's leader the late Madan Bhandari was a patriotic and national development oriented figure.

SC quashes habeas corpus petitions

Published On: June 28, 2016 02:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU,June28: The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the habeas corpus petitions filed on behalf of 10 doctors arrested on the charge of using 'fake' academic certificates to pursue medical profession.

Justice Bam's killers handed down life terms

Published On: June 28, 2016 02:18 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 28:The District Court, Lalitpur on Monday has handed down life term to the murderers of Justice Rana Bahadur Bam.